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Military Pensions Board set to distribute Combo Cards to pensioners in Adamawa, Edo, Enugu, Kano, Kogi & Oyo.

The Military Pensions Board (MPB) is set to commence the distribution of new combo identification cards to military pensioners across the country, in line with the present board’s vision of enhancing pension administration as well as improving the welfare of military pensioners.

The combo identification card is a unique smart card that will be used by military pensioners both as a means of identification and for financial transactions.

The distribution will commence on Monday Feb. 13, 2017 and end Friday Feb. 17, 2017 while only pensioners whose last verification Centers were in Adamawa, Edo, Enugu, Kano, Kogi and Oyo states would be issued the new combo cards.

A statement by MPB said “It is also pertinent to note that the board will announce, in due course, dates for the distribution of combo cards for military pensioners in other center not listed in this notice.

A schedule of the distribution exercise is shown below:

 

S/NO                  STATE                                VENUE
    (a)                       (b)                                     (c)

1

ADAMAWA

GIBSON JALO CANTONMENT, YOLA

2

EDO

4 BDE, BENIN

3

ENUGU

82 DIV, ENUGU

4

KANO

BUKAVU BARRACKS, KANO

5

KOGI

CHARI-MAIGUMERI CANTONMENT,   LOKOJA

6

OYO

ODOGBO CANTONMENT, IBADAN

7

EBONYI
24 SUPPORT ENGINEERING REGIMENT, EBONYI STATE

“All eligible military pensioners are requested to come along with their last verification print out and other relevant documents for clearance before collection.

“Furthermore, the board wishes to reiterate that plans are underway to extend the distribution of the new combo cards to other states across the country.

“The chairman of the board had in 2016 hinted the board’s plans to produce and distribute smart cards to military pensioners to ease both their identification and financial transactions.”

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